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    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 9 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Homesickness
    • Jimmy really wants to go home. He says he should be allowed to go home because of all he has gone through. His living conditions are better and he gets ice cream three times a week. He talks about planting tobacco and it makes him homesick. His...
    • 22. 303 West Market Street

    • Architecture
    • 303 West Market Street was built around 1870. It was the home of one of the most prominent members of the Jeffersonville German community, Herman Preefer. Herr Preefer was a charter member of St. Lucas /St. Luke's church, helped establish the...
    • 541. Rose Island path, 1933

    • Amusement Parks; Bridges
    • The image shows several one story buildings at the back, hidden among the trees. The bridge, no wider than for one or two persons, is a plank bridge with woven side railings. At several points there are larger pieces of timber forming a cover over...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 1 May 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Farming; Weather; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown
    • Jimmy talks about his family and asks about Frank's family. He talks about the war ending and people being drafted. He talks about the weather and spring planting. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection written to Frank A. and Dorothy Smith...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 8 Jul 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Nuremberg (Germany); Prisoner of war
    • Jimmy is near Nuremberg, Germany. He says it is really torn up from all the bombs. He doesn't like Germany. He really wants to go home and stop moving around. He got to see the Glen Miller Band. He is glad Gene Deppy is back home after getting out...
    • 43. 218 West Chestnut Street

    • Architecture; Education
    • The land was owned by the Croghan family. They were related to George Rogers Clark. Eakins and his company built the home and it was then lived in and owned by Artemis McNaughton. He ran the iron foundary at the Carworks (see image 19....
    • 10. 501 East Riverside Drive

    • Architecture
    • The address of this home when it was built was 401 Front Street, but now it is 401 East Riverside Drive. In 1905, it was the home of Jeffersonville's Mayor, Henry Burts and his family. The Mayor, a democrat, was in office from 1904 to 1906. in...
    • 432. Soggy Records, February 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers
    • This image is the interior of the County Clerk's office inside the Clark County Courthouse after the flood waters receded. Mounds of records needed to be dried and sorted. A mud covered shovel can be seen on the left hand side. Stacks of ledger...
    • Korean War Letter from William E Woods to Jesse G Dorsey 23 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; USS Estes (AGC-12); Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Military training--Damage Control; Correspondence
    • Bill has been in Damage Control school. He thinks it is the best school in the Navy. He has learned how to patch holes from bombs and do some diving. They have been doing lots of drills and he has not had much sleep. They are learning different...
    • 441. Municipal Bridge Gate House, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Bridges; Education
    • The Municipal Bridge was closed due to the flood waters. Depicted in this image is the Gate House (Toll booths) on the Indiana side. The picture was taken from the bridge, looking north. Visible behind the tollbooth's are the buildings of the...
    • Smith Letter from Ernest, 28 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Outrigger--Philippines; Trading
    • Ernest is in the Philippines. He talks about his travels while in the service to Hawaii, Guadalcana, New Caledonia, and New Hebrides Islands. He is camped on the beach and it rains alot. The navtives like to trade with the GIs. Ernest would like to...
    • 448. Receeding waters, Spring Street, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Commercial Streets; Education
    • Spring Street appears in this February 1937 image. Buildings one either side show holes where windows and doors used to be closed in, torn awnings, debris held fast against walls by receding waters and a house floating off its moorings in the...
    • 204. U.S. Army Quartermaster Depot

    • Military Uniforms; Military facilities
    • An interior view of the Quartermaster Depot in Jeffersonville, Indiana, looking north. The image shows a long wide pathway leading to the courtyard exit. A large flag pole is in the middle and There is one man walking on the path. On either side...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 8 Apr 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Paris (France)
    • Jimmy got an Easter card via V-mail from Frank and Dorothy. Jimmy's wife has been sick and is getting a garden out. Jimmy is somewhere in France near Paris. He get ice cream and coke there. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection written to...
    • Letters From Paul Frick to Gerald L. Swank

    • Correspondence; Postal service; Military air pilots; Military life; Friendship; Men
    • Correspondence from Paul Frick to Gerald L. Swank both of Huntington, Indiana. Frick joined the United States Air Corps. While piloting a Mustang P-51 fighter plane in World War II, his plane went missing. He was declared missing in action (MIA)...

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